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. edward m. or ted officially announces his campaign for the massachusetts senate seat once held by his brother, the president. the youngest of the three brothers, he will face edward j. mccormick jr. in the democratic primaries. there are hot times brewing on the massachusetts political scene. at the state democratic convention, edward j. mccormick, 38-year-old nephew of house speaker, mccormick, faces the nomination for senator. in contest with edward, ted kennedy, youngest brother of the president. they both aim at the seat vacated by senator john f. kennedy when he assumed the office of president. it is a noisy demonstration that has the rafters ringing in springfield. 30-year-old ted kennedy wins the convention endorsement by nearly 2-1. national attention is focused on a senatorial contest in massachusetts. while the president took no active part in the campaign, he left in the middle of one of the america's cup races to vote at boston's joy street police station. he had no comment on his brother's victory but political observers were quick to point out that the younger kennedy's
♪(música) >>> más de 50 mil personas pasaron frente al feretro de edward kennedy. confirman que fue homicidio la muerte de jackson. >>> y salen a las luz noticias de la joven de 18 años cautivas. >>> el presidente uribe se mantiene firme en la cumbre unasur. >>> el país sigue conmocionado por la muerte de uno de sus políticos más destacadas, decenas de personas parason frente al feretro de edward kennedy.tdblyppsqkph@h@tdblypwx un testimohio del sentir deran parte del país se tornó nublado y lluvioso, estamos aquí frente a la biblioteca presidencial john kennedy. y más temprano y desde ayer miles de personas sedion cita aquí para manifestar sus condolencias a la familia kennedy. y lourdes nos preparó un reportaje con el sentir de parte de estas personas que sacaron su tiempo para venir aquí. ♪(música) >>> decenas de miles de dolientes desfilaron ante el feretro del senador edward kennedy cubierto una bandera. el más joven sí pudo servir a la nación toda una vida. los kennedy se esforzaron por saludar a todos, su hij patrick haciéndolo, y su hija cara salió afuera
for you? >> and now "bbc world news." >> is the end of an era in american politics. senator edward kennedy loses his battle with brain cancer. >> an extraordinary light on this earth has come to an end. the good he did lives on. for his family, he was a bargain. for america, and he was the defender of a dream. -- for his family, he was of guardian. >> we look at ted kennedy's legacy as the leading liberal in washington. welcome to "bbc world news." , broadcast you our viewers on pbs in america and also around the globe. >> i am mike embley in london. 70% -- 17% of the vote now counted. president karzai edges against his main rival. and one of iraq's influential leaders has died in exile in tehran. >> hello. he was the best known as american politician ever to make it -- never to make it to the white house. senator kidney -- kidnapping -- center -- senator kennedy died after a yearlong battle with brain cancer. he fought for so many causes, and the tributes have flowed in from friend and foe alike. but his career was limited by self-inflicted wounds. adam brooks reports. >> the death of edw
. the death of edward kennedy after a year-long struggle with brain cancer. >> these are live pictures from the kennedy compound in hyannis port, massachusetts, where he passed away last night. his name was synonymous with politics and he made a name for himself throughout a long life on capitol hill. kimberly, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. edward kennedy better known as ted was in his eighth full term in the senate when he died. the third longest serving senator of all time. he said pursuit of the presidency was not his life, but public service was. we understand that senator kennedy lost his battle with brain cancer last night a little bit after midnight. a special election to replace senator kennedy will happen in 2010. i want to share with you my family's favorite memory of a young senator kennedy, my mom was an intern up on capitol hill, and she got to have one cocktail with the senator. she said besides admiring his bright mind, he was the most handsome man in the country. our family often talks that and smiles about that. senator kennedy lionized on the left and pillarized
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. elizabeth edwards faces another embarrassing bill: according to a raleigh, n.c. television station, and john edwards has confessed to the paternity of the child that was claimed to be his. this must be painful for his wife. >> is any solution about the continued questions about the paternity? >> my expectation is that something happens. i hope for the sake of this child that it happens in a quiet way. >> herbill: here now, is geraldo rivera. if she was to be going on these shows talking about this? >> she is courageous for nogoing on despite her husband's actions. she is unable to the subterfuge. she knew very early on that he has had not only the mistress, the affair, but had impregnated his lover. bill: how do you know? >> it works out and the time line. this is before the "national enquirer" broke the story. they have not been wrong yet about john edwards. bill: the facts of the case are the facts of the case but it is not fair to say what she knew and when she knew it. i think that she knows now. just from the body language, i think she knows the whole story. i don't know whether this mo
save more, spend less and avoid getting ripped off. >>> elizabeth edwards has a new business venture. a look at the grand opening of her new store. also what she had to say about the scandal surrounding her husband, former presidential candidate john edwards. >>> more on our top story, the big waves along the east coast. a big draw for surfers and dare devils. one man killed while body surfing in a beach. surfers and swimmers came dangerously close to riptides. >> i was knee-deep and i could feel it pulling back. >> only in for ten minutes and got pushed down the park here. >> how far is that you think? >> quarter mile. >> lifeguards and police are taking drastic measures to keep people away from beaches. stay here for hln for the latest hurricane details. >>> elisabeth edwards, the wife of former presidential candidate of john edwards is a business owner in chapel hill, north carolina. when asked about the scandal, though, involving her husband, edwards dismissed the question. >> tabloid news is tabloid news. >> i do more moving furniture around than anything else. this is elizabeth
." >> this is world today. the american senator edward kennedy testified. -- has died of cancer. a standard for liberal causes, tributes have been pouring in from around the world. >> i do not think there is anybody who serves in the u.s. congress now who could be possibly missed as much as ted kennedy. >> finding common ground in the middle east. the prime minister of israel meets the u.s. envoy. she answered side of the story in a book about the italian prime minister's alleged affair. it is 7:00 p.m. in hong kong, midday in london, and 7:00 a.m. in massachusetts, where the veteran senator edward kennedy has died at the age of 77 after fighting cancer. he had become a standard bearer for liberal causes. president obama said in a statement that he was heartbroken and that the country have lost a great leader. our correspondent looks at the fame of a man. >> i am proud to stand with him here today and offer my help, offer my voice, offer my energy to make barack obama the next president of the united states. >> he was an icon in his party, a torchbearer for america's most famous political d
are stamped on scores of measures. >> the life an legacy of senator edward kennedy. >> he was generous to a fault. they're not too many people like that. >> friends and colleagues remembered the man they knew says teddy perr. >>> millions remember the extraordinary life of senator edward kennedy. tonight, we have learned that president obama will deliver a eulogy when he is laid to rest on saturday. jay korff has more on the life and legacy of senator edward kennedy. >> today, president obama said this, " for his family, he was a guardian, for america, he was the defender of a dream." when senator edward kennedy lost his battle with cancer at age 77, soap and did an extraordinary life. -- so did an extraordinary life. >> for decades to come, people talk about his legislative accomplishments and public policy. today, i lost my best friend in the senate. >> for a time, ted was known as brother to john and robert, whose lives were cut short by assassins. but this can be forged his own compelling legacy, contributing some of the most compelling legacy of the last century. from civil-rights
. edward locasio senior, the husband and father, was an accountant, too, and he'd done well with investments. a family with a net worth estimated at up to $6 million. but the house was bitterly divided. mother and son joined against a cold, abusive husband and father, at least by eddie junior's account. >> reporter: you call your father, ed. >> yes. >> reporter: rather than father or dad, or pops. >> right. >> reporter: it seems a little bit funny, you know? >> um-hum. >> reporter: nothing funny at all about childhood or memories of his father as he tells it. ed, junior bookish, happy to find sanctuary in a library. the father berating him for not being more than a scrub on the track team he coached with firebreathing intensity. >> one of the kids who he actually coached came up to me and told me, "you're so lucky to have a father like ed." and i was absolutely shocked. >> reporter: the obvious question to the detectives was: what's up with this husband, described as an abusive character, in the final stages of a bitter divorce. did he have the motive and the rage to actuall
even know him. right now we are all going to get a unique look at senator edward kennedy. the hbo documentary, "teddy in his own words" has some remarkable moments have you never seen before. it is put together with home movies and photographs, as well as tv news videos and still photographs from the kennedy -- kennedy's long career. here now is that documentary. >>> teddy! teddy! >> thank you, thank you. >> it is so wonderful to be here. for me, this is a season of hope. as i look ahead, i am strengthened by family and friendship. so many of you have been with me in the happiest days and the hardest days. for you, and for me, the work begins anew. the hope rises again. and the dream lives on. thank you. thank you. >> teddy! ♪ >> my fondest of memories were growing up on cape cod. from my earliest beginnings, our house has been a scrapbook for our family, all of the really major times of joy and triumph and some of sadness and disappointment have been a part of these pictures. ♪ i've grown up in a large family, as the ninth member of that family. the relationship between broth
in the next several minutes. >> let's go to jerry edwards. >> good morning. we'll head out, take a look. the drive in along interstate 270 so far from frederick to hyattstown on down doing okay. the roads may still be a little wet. those thunderstorms kept me up half the night. elsewhere, outer loop of the beltway at the b-w parkway, earlier accident should be about wrapped up. so far, so good at the woodrow wilson bridge both directions. joe, kimberly, back to you. >> thousands of people are expected to visit the jfk presidential library in boston today to pay their respects to the late senator edward kennedy. >> he passed away this week after a long battle with brain cancer. michelle franzen is in his hometown of hyannis port, massachusetts, this morning. she joins us with more on today's memorial services. good morning, michelle. >> reporter: well, good morning. we're here in boston at the john f. kennedy presidential library where the line swelled last night. we hear estimates up to 20,000 people turned out. lines so long they had to extend it into the night. they came by the thousa
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. senator edward kennedy's death is a part of that history. armando trull had a chance to talk about the man of the liberal lion of the senate. >> as news made headlines and filled tv screens, the initial reaction from some followed by the realization that an era in american history had ended. >> he was someone who had strong principles that he believed in and which was unusual for many current legislators. >> he was remembered by those he met during his 46 1/2 yearlong senate career. >> it is exciting. i was in first grade at the time. it was a real honor to have him come to our house. >> everybody knows him. >> and by those who knew of his achievements of the liberal lion of the senate. >> he led the way for civil rights, american disabilities act and a lot of people that didn't have the opportunity to speak. he spoke for them. >> reporter: some people were harsh over the one event that may have cost him the presidency and a young woman her life. the 1969 accident where a woman died inside the car he was driving for ever marred his legacy in the eyes of some while others were more
for you? >> and now "bbc world news." >> the end of an era in american politics. senator edward kennedy loses his battle with brain cancer. >> his extraordinary life on the circus come to an end. the extraordinary good that he did lives on. for his family, he was a guardian. for america, he was the defender of a dream. >> from a civil rights to battles over health care, we look at ted kennedy's legacy as the leading liberal in washington welcome to "bbc world news." . broadcast on pbs here in america. i am -- 17% of the votes are now counted. president karzai inches ahead in the afghanistan election. abdul aziz ak-hakim has died in exile in tehran. >> hello. he was the best known american politician never to make it to the white house. senator edward kennedy has died after a yearlong battle with brain cancer. president obama described him as "the greatest senator of our time." he had achieved so much, from civil rights to health care reform, and tributes flowed in from a political foe and friends alike. this from our north american editor. >> they called him the last line of the senate.
. -- of senator edward m. kennedy, who we bury beside his brother, robert kennedy, and the late president john f. kennedy at arlington national cemetery in the next hour or so. this is a stop at the nation's capital. ♪ oh, beautiful for spacious skies for amber waves of grain zplnchts for purple mountains majesty above the fruited plains ♪ ♪ america america ♪ ♪ god shed his grace on thee ♪ ♪ and crown thy good with brotherhood ♪ ♪ from sea to shining sea ♪ >> so appropriate to have the prayer from father coughlan, roman catholic faith was central to the life of senator kennedy, even when he strayed or sometimes crashed off the straight and narrow life, he always came back to the church. that's his son, patrick, you see in the foreground, standing at the hearse, the body of his father. >> thank you very much for attending. eternal rest granted unto him, oh, lord, and let perpetual life shine upon him. may he rest in peace. may his soul and outlet souls of the faithfully departed to the mercy of god rest in peace. ame amen. >> senator bobby byrd talking with lawrence schribe in
in massachusetts thursday to spend just a passing moment in the presence of their late senator. edward moore teddy kennedy. nbc's steve handelsman reports. >> reporter: hour after hour, they ca by the thousand to the kennedyibrary not far from downtown boston. ordinary amerins who wanted to pay their last respects to the senator they called teddy. many visibly moved as theyiled by senator kennedy's coffin. >> well, i was completel overwhelmed, actually. >> civil rights and, you know, minimum wagend he really was a voice of the poor. and, you know, the common person. >> reporter: the line of waiting mourners stretched into the night. suddenly along theine came senator kennedy's widow, hugging and kissing, even though she had never met, returning thr affection for teddy. >> we're so honored they came out to pay tribute to my husband. >> reporter: the senator's coffin had arrived before nightfall by a military guard from washingto nearly 100 members of the kennedy clan were on hand. here caroline kennedy, bobby son chris, and robert kennedy jr. the kennedy family saying thank you to americans as amer
added to our own prayers, we entrust the body of edward moore kennedy, senator ted to, his resting place and until the lord calls us forth and until the end of time, amen. and now let us pray. lord jesus christ, by your own three days in the tomb, you hallow the graves of all who believe in you and so made the grave a sign of hope that promises resurrection, even as it claims our mortal bodies. lord, grant that our brother may sleep here in peace until you awaken him in glory. for you are the resurrection and the life. then he will see you face to face and in your light will see light and know the splend splendor of god for you live and reign forever and ever. amen. i'm going to ask father jerry, an old friend of the family, to do the intercessions for us. he will be saying some prayers and then adding lord in your mercy as our responses, lord hear our prayer. >> lord in your mercy, lord hear our prayer. gracious lord, for give the sins of those who is have died in christ, lord in your mercy. >> hear our prayer. >> remember all the good they've done, lord in your mercy. >> hear our praye
>> bills and the packers, first preseason home game for green bay, trent edwards, meet the tundra -- not yet frozen. edwards 7-11, 45 yards in interceptions. two plays later on third and long, edwards under pressure. that's not good either. he loses the football, a.j. hawk recovers. fumble, five turnovers, three footballs, two picks. ensuing possession, aaron rodgers to greg jennings. they hooked up nine times last year, aaron rodgers 8-9, two t.d.'s, packers roll. >> the eagles and philadelphia animal-rights groups will be meeting monday afternoon to talk about finding a local partnership for michael vick. vick is not scheduled to attend, and the leaders of these groups want to keep it that way. they don't want vick's appearance to be misinterpreted as their approval of the plan for his rehabilitation. however, vick's teammates and head coach are accepting. andy reid says the plan is to have vick start on thursday night. vick's fellow eagles get the sense that number seven can't wait to get on the field again. >> i definitely got a sense -- he's been off for two years, he's a pas
>>> the cause endures, the hope still lives, and the dream shall never die. >> senator edward kennedy is being remembered this morning around the world as a man of great faith and character. kennedy, known as the liberal lion, died after battling a brain tumor. he was 77 years old. good morning, and welcome to news4 mid-day. i'm joe krebs. >> it's wednesday august 26, 2009. >> edward kennedy, better known as ted or teddy is remembered for his passion accident kindness and devotion to the cause of universal health care he had championed since 1970. >> it's also a cause he believed would become a reality this year. kennedy was a career statesman who wednesday said the pursuit of the presidency is not my life. public service is. >> reporter: edward kennedy grew up in the shadow of two brothers who became american icons. but his decades in the senate established him as a political legend in his own right. >> the next is going to be social security. >> reporter: though blessed with family wealth and fame, he was de tvodote helping those less fortunate. massachusetts voters sent him
overnight. senator edward kennedy died overnight. >>> can we go back to the shot of the capitol? it's less than 40 miles away from tv hill. you can clearly see the spotlights illuminating the capitol showing off humidity that is in our portion of the mid-at land tech. go ahead and take a look at the day part. it's going to be a sunny day. it's going to be a hot day. temperatures almost ten above normal. 89 degrees at lunch. 92 out of the glare this evening. it won't be that comfortable. it will be a tad more humidity than yesterday. but what really got our attention is right there. that is going to become danny at time that. going to impact your area. how so? that is -- bernadette woods suggested this track. and other forecasting centers are falling in line with that. you slay a pretty big storm at the mouth of the chesapeake bay between 5:00 and 8:00 a.m. saturday morning. >>> how about wednesday's way to work and/or school? here is sharon gibala. >>> we started off with this wreck on 95 northbound at 295. it's still blocking the two right lanes. a little slow getting by the accident sce
not qualify. >>> a scandal involving john edwards. what his wife wants to know. a woman dies on a soccer field. >> this is absolutely outrageous. >> a family feels victimized. es >>> you are watchg abc7 news at 11. >>> a convicted terrorist is back on his native soil tonight. the only man convicted in the bombing of pan am flight 103 was set free because he is suffering from terminal pancreatic cancer. the man is terminally ill with prostate cancer. that is why scottish officials released him from jail and allowed him to return home to libya. >> i am assuring his family some compassion. >> this is a very black day. >> rose very mild received the news she feared at 11:30 last night. >> i am experiencing a new and different level of grief, a rip tide of despair over this tragic decision. >> he was convicted of murder in 2001. 270 people were killed. president obama press tested the move. >> we thought it was a mistake. >> it is beyond comprehension. thiss a disgrace, for him to be sent home to the comfort of his family? and mass murderer? >> it was a compassion not shown to families in united st
hora. >>> gracias. y esta noche continuamos una amplia cobertura al fallecido senador edward kennedy. y si no se presentan contratiempos el transbordador despegaría, le mostraremos el lanzamiento en vivo mientras ocurre. no se lo pierda. >>> gracias, enrique. >>> volvemos con más en breve. a olga tañón nos dice sus condiciones para ir a cantar a cuba. y tenemos una entrevista exclusiva con roberto michele i micheletti.. este es un adelanto. >>> el presidente interino sigue defiendendo las acciones de s s gobierno. >>> por qué se h@empesihan en tratar de señalarnos como untdbp micheletti. y la mitad de población de estados unidos podría ser infectada con el virus h1n1. >>> los hispanos y afroamericanos son más prosensas, es posible que afecte con más fuerza. >>> y vamos altdblypph@h@tdblyp@
: we first met him as the kid brother to jack and bobby, and, yet, edward, teddy, was the survivor. the one we watched grow old, evolve into the patriarch and struggle with the challenge and murder of carrying the kennedy torch. edward moore kennedy was born february 22nd, 1932, the last of joe and rose kennedy's nine children. his first prominent role in the family business of politics came at age 30. jfk was elected president and teddy kept his senate seat in the family. >> the president of the united states is dead. >> reporter: he was 31 when he said good-bye to jack. five years later in 1968, another assassination, another good-bye. bobby this time. often invoking his brothers, ted kennedy turned to make his mark in the senate in the '60s and '70s, a proud liberal, champion of civil rights. in 1980 he set his sights on the white house. the most haunting of his personal demons would walk his path. >> i regard indefensible the fact i did not report the accident to the police immediately. >> reporter: in 1969, kennedy drove his car off the chappaquiddick bridge and 19-year-old ma
. senator edward kennedy and mrs. kennedy stayed with mrs. kennedy in the delivery and recover rooms. >> i want to say how happy we are today. i told ethyl i think joan and i are going to take this baby home. we think ethyl has enough of them. ♪ >> keep it moving! >> i say to you, we will restore the strength of america. sock it to 'em! sock it to 'em! >> richard milhous nixon will be the next president of the united states. >> we have a new president. he has shown that he's an extremely hard and industrious worker. this morning he indicated that he wasn't going to use the oval room. my mother read that in the paper and she called me up and said teddy, i see where the president isn't going to use the oval room. she said, i think someone ought to use it. we're looking into that. >> in 1969, we had a republican president. and it seemed important that we begin to have a loyal opposition. and to the extent that i could be a part of the leadership in the senate, it seemed to be both an important opportunity as well as responsibility. and one that i couldn't let go by. >> a new congress opened
never really been interested in politics. meeting john edwards was interesting. bill: the mistress of john edwards testifies in front of a grand jury today. she brought her baby. how much trouble is the former senator in? megyn kelly will tell us. >> president obama promised transparency, yet, he has chosen not to release his original birth certificate or a copy of it. bill: now lou dobbs wife being attacked on nbc because of the commentators reporting on cnn. we will tell you what going on. caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. [captioning made possible by fox news channel] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- bill: hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. the health care protests, is that true subject of this evening's talking points memo. as you may know, there is a great debate going on over health care in this country. it's very intense and some democratic politicians have within harshly treated in town hall meetings. you may have seen the video but here is another look. >> you need to open it
american politician never to make it to the white house. senator edward kennedy has died afr a yearlong btle with brai cancer president obama scribed him as "th greatest senator of our time." he hd achieved so much,rom civil ghts to health care reform, and tributlowed in from a political foe a friends alike. this fromur north american editor. >> they called him the last line of the senate. he was the youngest of the kennedy clan who had bece kingmaker d never came, lofty aspirationundermined b deep persal flaws. the united states is in mournin but itis democra to agree thathe most. d by the president. >> he is one othe most accomplished americans er to serve our democcy. his etraordinary life on this earth has come ton end. >> d the vi president also grew tearful. >> so many of his those embraced m. they know he made them tter. >> he s the yngest ofthe kennedy clan, aich catholic clan that became a political nasty. he was in t shadow of his glamous old brothers -- first jfkho wa assassinated, and bobby w murdered, too. the last survivingrother spoke at the funeral. >> he was a good and
the program, edward brooke and african- american republican who served alongside it ted kennedy in the u.s. senate. tonight, i am pleased to be joined by congressman john lewis, a civil-rights pioneer and longtime georgia congressman to knew and worked with senator kennedy for many years. congressman lewis, nice to have you on the program, sir. >> am delighted and please to be with you tonight. tavis: it is such an honor to have you won. i wanted to have you won for a number of reasons, not the least of which was your number of years working with senator kennedy and with dr. king. i also wanted to have you want because you were the recipient of the john f. kennedy profile in courage lifetime achievement award presented to you in 2001, by senator kennedy. take me back to the time that senator kennedy bestow that prestigious award on you, sir. >> will nevert the occasion when senator kennedy along with his knees, caroline kennedy, presented me with the kennedy profile in courage lifetime achievement award. it was a wonderful evening. he was very happy and very pleased presenting made the a
>>> emotional tributes to senator edward kennedy. >> we have become the ones who have to do all the things he would have done, for us, for each other, and our country. a >> friends, colleagues, family members honor the memory of the lion of the senate. local people make plans to pay their respects to senator kennedy as he is moved to his final resting place at arlington national cemetery. tropical storm hanna continues to move to the north and we're tracking its progress and reach -- tropical storm danny. >>> tomorrow, senator edward kennedy will be laid to rest at arlington national cemetery. tonight, people gathered to pay their trute to his life and legacy. caroline lyders has more on the emotional tribute. >> after the public said goodbye to the senator, tonight family and friends remember the man they called teddy. >> ♪ god bless america >> it was a celebration of life that mirrored the life that he led, music, laughter, family. >> he taught by example and with love. he showed us how to keep going, to love each other, no matter how mad we got, and keep working for what we
, family, friends, and colleagues celebrate the life of the senator edward kennedy. >> he lifted me up in his strong gentle arms and said something i will never forget. he said, "i know you can do it." >> glor: i'm jeff glor. also tonight, at least a dozen wildfires in california forcing evacuations. and investigators search for answers in the bizarre california kidnapping case that took 18 years to solve. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with jeff glor. >> glor: and good evening. as he moves toward his final resting place tonight, senator edward kennedy has made the journey from his family home in massachusetts to his political home in washington. hundreds of old friends and colleagues waited for hours at the u.s. capitol so they could say a final good-bye. you are looking at a live picture this evening. we will return there in a moment but we begin our coverage this evening in boston, where president obama was joined by three former presidents, dozens of members of congress, and the kennedy family for a funeral mass. national correspondent jim axelrod is the
by donna edward. craig melvin here with more on the story. craig. >> jim, fewer voices at tonight's meeting than what we have been seeing. those at the meeting were also, largely like-minded democrats, eg eager how to hear morph a friendly crowd. >> sir, i just don't believe you. [ applause ] >> this is what many of the townhall health care shows have looked like. >> you are talking down to the american people. >> thursday night's health care townhall in prince george's county was smaller and calmer. folks who showed up just asked their questions. >> things change. and circumstances. and do we have to wait until there has been an open season. to select or change our health plan. and people who work for employers that offer no health care. >> congresswoman donna edward said it is too early to know if there will be open enrollment. she told the last gentleman a new system would most benefit people like him who currently have no health care. edward also touted the benefits of the public option. one that would essentially create a government-run health care program to compete with private insur
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this bill. >> we interrupt to bring you this bulletin. a plane carrying senator edward m. kennedy to the massachusetts democratic national convention reportedly crashed tonight. kennedy is reportedly injured. there are two other occupants in the plane tracked in the wreckage. >> we're not sure whether the senator birch bayh was with him or not. the two senators stayed in washington to vote on the civil rights bill this afternoon. >> i felt this tremendous impact of the crash. i was conscious of sort of sliding along the ground very briefly. and then there was complete silence. and senator bayh called my name a few times but i couldn't really couldn't respond. >> i went back and yelled at him again and this time he sort of mumbled and i got ahold of him. >> he pulled me out of the plane and my legs fell to the ground. >> doctors said today he's probably not paralyzed and will probably make a complete recovery. two other men senator's aide and ed moss died after the crash. >> i always remember the loss of my great friend, ed moss and i always remember birch bayh really saved my life
today" continues now at 5:00. >>> salute to the senator. the long and remarkable carr of edward kennedy. this morning a public memorial planned in honor of the powerful patriarch of america's most well-known political family. how family members, friends, colleagues and supporters will pay tribute to his life. >>> well, good morning and welcome to "news 4 tod." i'm joe krebs. >> and i'm eun yang in for barbara harrison. today thursday, august 27th, 2009. we're going to take a live look outside at 5:00 this morning. 75 degrees it looks like. the capitol dome lit up today in the dark sky but we know that the sun will be coming up eventually. we want to know what the forecast will be like, tom. >> sunrise in about an hour and a haar ,ound 6:30. tof'rof a ar do have a few clouds we dhave a few clouds tr o ou h rtnonoo our noh ra dar. radar. temperatures, 75 iwashingt. a littlend nort h,es andtnorth, morning. slo morning. low 70s in southern maryland, near the bay. dese are the current that'ss. r that's rather humid. a weak front is along the mason-dixon line, pennsylvania border and drifting
. >> one final note which may summarize how senator edward moore kennedy sr. did what he did and left the wake that he has left. it may come across as sel self-engran diesing. if it does i'm sorry. i'm actually just a bit player in this anecdote. my last contact with the senator came the day before the inauguration at a luncheon his son ted jr. introduced himself and said his father had hoped to be with him for the specific purpose of telling me this. but that he was husbanding his faculties for the big day that was to follow. and he decided to stay in. my father wanted you to know, he told me, that he was always a viewer but since he's been at home so much, you've become his newscast. so he said, tell keith to keep up the good work. it was a compliment and then came the instruction wrapped in humor. he also said, don't screw it up because he's watching. a lesson one hopes for those who succeed him in this fight for reform and in all things. good night and good luck. >>> a son of a political dynasty. >> i will introduce myself. >> that faced unimaginable tragedy. >> those of us who lo
that moment as the procession comes by with a can have their moment to pay their respects to senator edward kennedy mentioned before as they move into the ground goes from it public affair to a private affair with very rare exception those who attend the burial service on the grounds here in the grounds of the national arlington cemetary of the family members. one exception is vice president joe biden whose motorcade just came through hear a few moments ago. we are told it will be a solemn service. we were supposed to have this around 5:00 pm. as you know the schedule has slipped throughout the day. it is now getting very, very close to sundown here at arlington national cemetery. the makings of a beautiful sunset on verizon seem to be in play, and it could well be that this burial takes place at dusk or little after, would you think would be rather unusual by arlington standards. but nonetheless, it'll probably be a very beautiful picture as the sun sets in the west and senator edward kennedy is buried here at national cemetery. >> chris: i think the only nighttime ceremonial, ariel that's
produced an important victory for kennedy of massachusetts. democratic colleagues chose edward kennedy as assistant majority leader in the senate. >> this opening day of the 91st congress bill most likely be remembered as the day senator ed bard kennedy moved out of the long shadow of his two brothers and began to stake out his own future. >> senator edward m. kennedy drove a car off a narrow bridge on martha's vineyard, massachusetts. kennedy survived by a young woman with him was drown. mary jo kopechne, a late secretary. ms. kopechne drown. >> i made an effort to dive in the strong current, exceeded only by my state of alarm and utter exhaustion. i was skbroefr come by a jumble of emotion, grief, fear, doubt, exhaustion, panic, confusion and shock. my conduct and conversations over the next several hours make no sense to me at all. according to police, eight hours elapsed until he showed up to report it. >> a spokesman for the senator said he might attend the funeral for ms. kopechne tomorrow in summit, pennsylvania. a hearing of the charge against senator kennedy has been scheduled
us in a moment. >>> also, how far has he fallen? there is a report that john edwards is about to finally admit that he is, indeed, the father of his mistress' child. so where would we be if edwards had not been so decisively rejected by wise democratic primary voters last year? >>> plus, bill clinton has some tough words for the netroots crowd on don't ask, don't tell. that's in "the politics fix." >>> and what does it mean to be palinized? just ask someone who says it could easily happen to her. minnesota congresswoman michele bachmann. the definition coming up in the "hardball sideshow." >>> but first, president obama and his latest push for health care reform. nbc news chief white house correspondent chuck todd is traveling with the president and is joining us now from montana. chuck, by my count there were two questions that were not complete softballs in there today. how do these audiences for the president get selected and how is that different from how the audiences show up at the town halls for the congressmen and senators we've been seeing? >> well, look, there are a
edwards now and the news 4 traffic network. >> good morning. happy thursday. all is well so far. the overnight road work wrapping up. both directions between the american legion bridge pld the i-270 spur, should fine the lanes re-opened. again, you will find the uneven pavement from the milling process. elsewhere south of town to the wilson bridge, no concerns. so far, so good, 395 from the beltway to and across the 14th street bridge. joe and eun, back to you. >> thank you, jerry. >> thanks very much. >>> the memorial event celebrating the life of senator edward kennedy begin today. his body will travel from cape cod to boston and will lie in repose at the kennedy library for two days. kennedy's funeral will be held on saturday in a roman catholic basilican iboston. a private burial will follow at arlington national cemetery where he will be laid to rest near his brothers. senator kennedy died late tuesday night after a 15-month battle with brain cancer. >> a new round of lane closures on interstate 95 begins tonight. crews will be conducting brief shutdowns of all lanes on th
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